MENSTRUATION MATTERS

Guest Post: Chella Quint

Guest Post: Chella Quint

This morning brings our first guest post, from our friend Chella Quint at Adventures in Menstruating. Nice guys don’t always finish last Sometimes they come in…second. Hear me out – I’ve (possibly in my sleep, which means this is one of my genius-or-madness-and-probably-madness ideas) come up with an award for positive use of menstrual comedy in a fictional...

“A Bleeding Shame” on BBC Radio 4 tackles period taboos

“Being period positive means you understand how the menstrual cycle works, and if you have one, you can chart your own cycle. You aren’t afraid to ask questions about menstruation. It’s not being afraid to leak and not picking on people if they happen to leak during their periods.” SMCR member and Period Positive founder Chella Quint was interviewed recently...
Weekend Links: Twitter is talking about menstruation—a lot!

Weekend Links: Twitter is talking about menstruation—a lot!

The menstrual community on Twitter keeps growing. Individuals, social action initiatives, non-profits, menstrual product companies and other organizations are sharing information and talking about the menstrual cycle and the menstrual experience. Here’s a short list of menstrual-related Twitter accounts you may want to follow: @AuntFlo28 Tweets about menarche and promotes menstruation as something that should not be medicalized. She...
A cha cha about menstrual products, and other menstrual poetry open mic originals.

A cha cha about menstrual products, and other menstrual poetry open mic originals.

#SMCR2015 Plenary Session Video Presentation Menstrual Poetry Open Mic Menstrual educator and activist Chella Quint, center, teaches the audience the Menstrual Products Cha Cha at #SMCR2015 Open Mic. The 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research at The Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights, June 4-6, 2015, Suffolk University, Boston concluded on Saturday night, June 6th,...

#SMCR2015 Saturday, June 6th: Zine Library, Awards Presentations, and Menstrual Poetry Open Mic

The 21st Biennial Conference of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research Menstrual Health and Reproductive Justice: Human Rights Across the Lifespan Saturday June 6th  8:00-9:00 Breakfast and Memorial Discussion Discussion Hour Moderator: Heather Dillaway In Memory of Dr. Kathleen I. MacPherson, University of Southern Maine Dr. Kathleen I. MacPherson, Professor Emerita of Nursing at the University of Southern...
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